Sossion signed CBA, he should forget about strike - 6 months ago, 10 Aug 19:45
In the last one week, the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion has been threatening to call a teachers' strike over transfers of heads of institutions and implementation of an appraisal system for teachers in public schools.
He has even attempted to link the few incidents of school unrest during the second term to the delocalisation of principals in secondary schools.
Yet, those familiar with the history of school strikes in Kenya and the documented research know that school strikes date back to the early 1970s, and it’s the reason the government has initiated numerous reforms in the management of learning institutions.
Back to delocalisation and the teacher appraisal programme.
For obvious reasons, Mr Sossion has all along avoided informing teachers that the provisions on delocalisation and teacher appraisal are part of the 2017-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) signed between the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and the ...
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